Canadian Hero in our Hills

One of Wakefield’s most famous residents is former Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson.  Pearson is buried on the top of the hill behind the historic Wakefield Mill in Maclaren’s Cemetery, established in the 1870s as the resting place for Scottish settlers in the area.  The view of the Gatineau hills and river are breathtaking and it is easy to see why Pearson chose this beautiful location to spend eternity.


Lester Bowles “Mike” Pearson, was Canada’s 14th Prime Minister serving from April 1963 to April 1968.  He was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1897.  He died in 1972 and chose Wakefield, Quebec as his final resting grounds.  He had spent many years in the area and fell in love with the beauty...

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Brian Higgins

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Interview- Paul Symes- Black Sheep Inn

Please have a listen to this interview with Paul Symes as we discuss the Black Sheep Inn.  Paul Symes

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Wakefield Wanderer – Laurie Nicholson

We are pleased to annouce Laurie Nicholson (a.k.a Wakefield Wanderer) as a new writer on our web site. Her experience both in work and life will provide us with very stimulating content. I invite you to subscribe to her page and FEEL THE KARMA…..

Laurie Nicholson Biography


  • Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in English Literature and Political Science from Concordia University, Montreal Quebec
  • Master of Arts degree majoring in Political Science (Canadian Government and Politics) from Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.  Thesis entitled, Secession and partition in Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Ireland and the United States of America; Lessons for Canada if Quebec attempts Secession.
  • Teaching English as a Second Language certification (Oxford Seminars)
  • Ontario licensed pri...
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PC repair and maintenance

Custom Built PC’s Made Easy
Consulting – Parts – Sales – Service
20 Ch, Jerome
La Peche, QC, J0X 3G0
Phone #: 819-360-5602

Lomond Genneaux:  Electronics Engineering Technology; 4 Years Dell Technician,
over 15 years experience with PC Hardware and Software.
– Please leave a detailed message on voice-mail or email concerning your PC info and
current issue(s), along with your contact information; I will get back to you ASAP.
– Providing PC/Mac support to La Peche and the surrounding area.
– House Calls are available in the area of Chelsea to Low & Masham to Edelweiss.
– Drop off location at the Low Down News Office (815 Riverside Drive) in Wakefield,
please attach a tag with your personal info. Contact Person: Liette Robert (General

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Road work 2013 – Ward 7 La Pêche

Good day dear fellow-citizens
Here is a list of the roadwork that will be done in our ward during the next season:
1- Chemin de la Rivière, changing culvert and building transition near #419. Reshaping of ditch
2- Chemin de la Rivière, changing culvert and building transition near #314. Reshaping of ditch
3- Chemin Pine, changing culverts including a 60 inch near 366. Cover of recycled asphalt between numbers 98 to 130.
4- Chemin Juniper, culverts to be changed.
5- Chemin Beech, from the entrance on 366 to Butternut, hot asphalt cover to solidify the present surface on the hill.
6- Chemin du Ruisseau. number 92, drainage work to build drainage ditch on property line.
7- Chemin de la Rivière, cover of 4 inch of gravel over 500 m starting at number 200 towards McClinton.
Chemin ...
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